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Karen Heffner Cuthbertson

December 18, 1960 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 61) 61 Years Old


Karen Heffner Cuthbertson, age 61, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Monday, April 18, 2022, at Atrium Health Cleveland  in Shelby, NC.

She was the daughter of Raymond Heffner and the late Elizabeth Lane Heffner, and she was a native of Rutherford County. Karen had a passion for helping animals, and she was very active with the Rutherford County Humane Society until her health would no longer allow her to do so. Karen was a loving, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

In addition to her father Raymond Heffner, Karen is survived by her husband, Joe Cuthbertson, two daughters, Ella Smith, and husband Jeff, and Stephanie Lattimore, and husband Joe, two step-sons, Chad Cuthbertson, and Clifton Cuthbertson, one sister, Debbie O'Toole, and husband Terry, one brother, Tony Heffner, and wife, Tammy, and seven grandchildren, Abby, Maggie, Lorelei, and Rhett Beaumont, Theo, and Felix Smith, and Jordan Cuthbertson.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 24, 2022, at McMahan's Funeral Home. The memorial service will follow at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 24, 2022 with Reverend Robert Harris officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to, Rutherford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 998, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

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April 24, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Memorial Service
April 24, 2022

3:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139


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